Assistant Professor Human Rights and Geography

University of South Carolina
  • Location
    Columbia, South Carolina
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
  • Posted
    Oct 27

Position description

Advertised Job Summary

The Department of Geography ( invites applications for a full-time tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Geography and Human Rights to begin August 16, 2018.

Possible interests include humanitarian aid and development; refugee policy; health, education, and housing disparities; gender/sexual oppression; minority rights; and/or food/water security.

The successful candidate’s research program will actively engage with current theoretical discussions and debates within geography and across disciplines. We seek a scholar who is attuned to the particular problems faced by migrants, internally-displaced populations, non-citizens, racialized minorities, sexual minorities, women, and/or children. The hire should have in-depth expertise and fieldwork experience outside the United States context.

Required Education and Experience

A Ph.D. in geography or a closely related field at the time of appointment.

A research program that provides insights into international human rights issues is required.

Preferred Qualifications

We encourage candidates who can contribute to University initiatives that foster diversity and inclusion. Preference will be given to candidates who possess a strong record of publication and extramural funding, research and teaching interests that complement and expand existing departmental strengths, and a demonstrated ability to work with interdisciplinary groups.

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